Upcoming Events

  • June 5, 2014 - October 16, 2014
    Once again the Lower Mainland’s and Fraser Valley’s finest farmers are back on Granville Island, selling the tastiest local foods...
  • June 27, 2014 - September 2, 2014
    With the Jolly Roger flying, and their Pirate crew at the ready, you will venture forth seeking sunken treasure aboard a fifty foot pirate ship armed...
  • June 27, 2014 - September 30, 2014
    The SS Master is a wooden hulled, steam powered tug boat. Built in 1922 in False Creek, Vancouver, the Master is the last remaining example of these...
  • August 29, 2014 - October 1, 2014
    Metamorphosis is a collaboration of two artists, coming together receptive to each other’s creative vision to create vessels that demonstrate harmony...
  • September 2, 2014 (All day)
    The Fringe revels in its identity as part theatre, part party. Join us on September 2, 2014 at Performance Works on Granville Island for our Opening...
  • September 3, 2014 - 7:30pm
    The Nuno Corporation, under the leadership of Reiko Sudo, specializes in such fabric techniques as warp-printing, overstitching (sashiko), flocked,...
  • September 4, 2014 - September 14, 2014
    The Vancouver Fringe is a celebration of theatre for everyone featuring more than 700 performances by 89 artists over 11 days. The Fringe employs an...
  • September 4, 2014 - September 14, 2014
    In the heart of the Railspur District on Granville Island is the St Ambroise Fringe Bar and the Barefoot Wine & Bubbly Stage, home to free...
  • September 4, 2014 - 7:30pm
    Japanese Professor Masayoshi Ohashi discusses, demonstrates, and displays his fabric printing and dyeing techniques. For more information visit www....
  • September 8, 2014 - 7:30pm
    Internationally known for pushing art quilts into new cartographic territory, Valerie Goodwin’s award winning works are inspired by her love of maps...
  • September 12, 2014 - 7:30pm
    Janet Bolton’s lectures have a profound effect on people – be they seasoned makers or those who have never held a needle. Her impact is in part due...
  • September 17, 2014 - 7:30pm
    Michael Brennand-Wood is internationally regarded as one of the most innovative and inspiring artists working in textiles today. In this new lecture...
  • September 18, 2014 - September 21, 2014
    The Pick of the Fringe are the best shows of the Festival as voted by audience members which are shown for an extra four nights after the Festival....
  • September 23, 2014 - 7:30pm
    Join master shibori artist Jane Callender as she describes her development and artistic influences – from her grandfather’s Egyptian garments to her...
  • September 25, 2014 - October 25, 2014
    Feisty working-class hairdresser Rita is plenty street-smart but not book smart. Not yet. Determined to improve herself, she enrols in Dr. Frank...
  • September 26, 2014 - October 3, 2014
    An incessantly ringing cell phone in a quiet cafe. A stranger at the next table who has had enough. And a dead man – with a lot of loose ends. So...
  • September 30, 2014 - 7:30pm
    Tilleke Schwarz hails from the Netherlands where she stitches visually poetic “maps of modern life.” In her engagement with contemporary life, her...
  • October 6, 2014 - October 12, 2014
    Last Chance Productions presents a wickedly inspired re-imagining of the Frankenstein legend based on Mel Brooks’ classic comedy masterpiece. The...
  • October 9, 2014 - November 1, 2014
    Based on writer and performer Carmen Aguirre’s remarkable life, Blue Box is a story of terror and romance that takes you from the Chilean...
  • October 14, 2014 - 7:30pm
    Join Noriko Narahira for a celebration of her creative spirit and her life in art. Noriko draws her creative inspiration from traditional Japanese...
  • October 15, 2014 - 7:30pm
    Kyoto textile artist, Kyoko Ueda, has made extensive use of kinusha – a stiff, loosely woven silk gauze historically used in Japan as a reinforcement...
  • October 21, 2014 - 7:30pm
    For the Yoruba of Nigeria, blue is the colour of celebration. Indigo-dyed textiles are worn at naming ceremonies and weddings. Indigo itself is...
  • October 23, 2014 - 7:30pm
    Japanese textile artist Rutsuko Sakata first discovered felted textiles while studying weaving in Finland. Upon her return to Japan she encountered a...
  • October 26, 2014 (All day)
    Still haven’t got the perfect Halloween costume for this year’s party? Look no further than Carousel Theatre’s Annual Costume Sale! Colourful...
  • October 29, 2014 - November 8, 2014
    Snapshots takes place in the attic of Sue and Dan, a couple whose marriage has fallen apart after 30 years together. Sue, who is about to leave her...
  • October 30, 2014 - 7:30pm
    Collections provide first-hand access to pieces. But what is the advantage of seeing a textile in person rather than in a photo or online? For...
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